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Title: Radiation Isotope Identification Device (RIIDs) Field Test and Evaluation Campaign

Abstract

Handheld, backpack, and mobile sensors are elements of the Global Nuclear Detection System for the interdiction and control of illicit radiological and nuclear materials. They are used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other government agencies and organizations in various roles for border protection, law enforcement, and nonproliferation monitoring. In order to systematically document the operational performance of the common commercial off-the-shelf portable radiation detection systems, the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office conducted a test and evaluation campaign conducted at the Nevada Test Site from January 18 to February 27, 2006. Named 'Anole', it was the first test of its kind in terms of technical design and test complexities. The Anole test results offer users information for selecting appropriate mission-specific portable radiation detection systems. The campaign also offered manufacturers the opportunity to submit their equipment for independent operationally relevant testing to subsequently improve their detector performance. This paper will present the design, execution, and methodologies of the DHS Anole portable radiation detection system test campaign.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Security Technologies, LLC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE - National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
924123
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/25946-234
TRN: US0802018
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC52-06NA25946
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Institute of Nuclear Materials Management meeting; Tucson, Arizona; July 8-12, 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
07 ISOTOPES AND RADIATION SOURCES; DESIGN; DETECTION; ENFORCEMENT; EVALUATION; FIELD TESTS; MANUFACTURERS; MONITORING; NEVADA TEST SITE; NUCLEAR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT; PERFORMANCE; PROLIFERATION; RADIATION DETECTION; RADIATIONS; SECURITY; TESTING

Citation Formats

Christopher Hodge, Raymond Keegan. Radiation Isotope Identification Device (RIIDs) Field Test and Evaluation Campaign. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Christopher Hodge, Raymond Keegan. Radiation Isotope Identification Device (RIIDs) Field Test and Evaluation Campaign. United States.
Christopher Hodge, Raymond Keegan. Wed . "Radiation Isotope Identification Device (RIIDs) Field Test and Evaluation Campaign". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/924123.
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abstractNote = {Handheld, backpack, and mobile sensors are elements of the Global Nuclear Detection System for the interdiction and control of illicit radiological and nuclear materials. They are used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other government agencies and organizations in various roles for border protection, law enforcement, and nonproliferation monitoring. In order to systematically document the operational performance of the common commercial off-the-shelf portable radiation detection systems, the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office conducted a test and evaluation campaign conducted at the Nevada Test Site from January 18 to February 27, 2006. Named 'Anole', it was the first test of its kind in terms of technical design and test complexities. The Anole test results offer users information for selecting appropriate mission-specific portable radiation detection systems. The campaign also offered manufacturers the opportunity to submit their equipment for independent operationally relevant testing to subsequently improve their detector performance. This paper will present the design, execution, and methodologies of the DHS Anole portable radiation detection system test campaign.},
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